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Announcing the 2019 Nonprofit Employment Report from the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies

By on January 17, 2019

U.S. nonprofits maintained a robust pattern of job growth through 2016, the latest year for which data are available.   But for-profit companies are making significant inroads in key nonprofit fields, cutting into nonprofits’ market share.   These are just

NEW REPORT: Nonprofits—America’s third largest workforce

By on May 2, 2018

Employment in America’s nonprofit organizations continued to gain ground on other major industries in recent years according to a new report just issued by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies.   Based on projections from U.S. Bureau of

Announcing the 3rd edition of America’s Nonprofit Sector: A Primer

By on June 28, 2012

The new, fully-revised third edition of Center Director Lester Salamon‘s vital text “America’s Nonprofit Sector: A Primer” has been issued by the Foundation Center. It can be ordered here.   This new edition uses the most recent data on the

NEWS RELEASE | Nonprofits show job growth through decade of turmoil, but lose market share

By on January 19, 2012

The Center has released a new Nonprofit Economic Data Project report entitled “Holding the Fort:Nonprofit Employment during a Decade of Turmoil.” As the report shows, the U.S. nonprofit sector posted a remarkable 10 year record of job growth despite two